Teaching Mandarin Chinese in a modern, structured and engaging way, Mastering Chinese is suitable for both classroom and 'teach yourself' learners at all levels. It has a friendly conversational style with useful emphasis on correct pronunciation using pinyin. Introducing fascinating script and essential grammar, the course helpfully uses the script with the pinyin in parallel throughout. With interesting cultural insights and lively illustrations, this is what you would expect from a modern Chinese language course but can't find! Mastering Chinese is also available as two CDs only and Paperback only.
Table of Contents
How to Use This Book Introduction Getting Started Greetings and Introducing Yourself Introducing Family and Friends Numbers Review 1-4 Dates and plans Time Shopping Eating and Drinking Review 5-8 Transport and Directions Staying in a Hotel Leisure and Hobbies Making Phone Calls Review 9-12 Answers Chinese-English word list
CATHERINE HUA XIANG is Mandarin Chinese Co-ordinator at the Language Centre, University of Bristol, UK.